Only a 15 minute drive from both Castlemaine and Maldon, the town of Newstead has both charm and character.
Visitors to Newstead are able to enjoy free wireless internet access whilst in town! For more details visit http://newstead.vic.au
Situated on the Loddon River, the town has a mix of historic and contemporary homes in the central area. Newstead also boasts a Rural Transaction Centre (with banking facilities), historical society, general store, cafe, hotels, tourist accommodation and stores specialising in crafts and collectables.
The town hosts several events such as the Newstead Live Music Festival, the Chopped Rod and Custom Show, Newstead Short Story Tattoo and Newstead Market Day - check the Events section for more information.
Linked site: http://newstead.vic.au/ (Please note Mount Alexander Shire Council is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of linked websites)